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October 31-November 3, 2019 


Hangzhou International Expo Center
Addres: 353 Benjing Ave, Qianjiang Century City, Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou
Tel: +86 (571) 8290 8888


Chinese & English Airport Transfer
You may take a taxi from the Airport Taxi Station to most of the Congress hotels.
Taxis are metered. To avoid confusion and overcharge, it is suggested to ask for receipt  (pronounced as "Fa Piao" in Chinese) from taxi driver.

   Invitation Letter / Visa 

You are required a visa to enter the People's Republic of China. Please check with your local Chinese embassy or consulate to obtain the necessary documents. Please allow enough time to process your visa. On request during the online registration, the Chinese Medical Association is pleased to send a Visa Letter. Such a letter is not a commitment on the part of the CSA to provide any ?nancial support, nor is it a guarantee of the acceptance of an abstract, nor a guarantee that the consulate will issue the visa. While we are pleased to provide documentation of your registration to attend CSA2019, visa issuance is at the sole discretion of the consular of?cer. Letters of invitation and visa letters are sent to only those individuals who are registered to attend CSA2019 and whose payments have been verified.


The Congress is not responsible for airfare, hotel, or other costs incurred by participants in the event of program or registration cancellation. Please note, in the event that the 27th Annual Meeting of Chinese Society of Anesthesiology, also known as CSA2019, is abbreviated or canceled because of circumstances beyond the Chinese Medical Association's control, including, but not limited to, civil disturbance, earthquake, electrical outage, explosion, ?re, freight embargo, strike or labor unrest, food, hurricane, tornado or other acts of God, an act of war, terrorism, or the act of any government (de facto or de jure), or any government agency or official, the Chinese Medical Association reserve the right, at the Chinese Medical Association's sole discretion, to unilaterally terminate the Congress. In these circumstances, the registrant expressly agrees to waive any claim that he, she, or it may have against the Chinese Medical Association for damages or compensation, including, but not limited to, fees for registration, housing, airfare, and /or incidental charges.


Early November is late autumn in Hangzhou with an average temperature of 25 degrees Celsius (77 degrees Fahrenheit).

   Credit Cards and Currency

Major credit cards like Master, Visa and American Express are acceptable in most big shopping centers and hotels. Major foreign currencies can be changed to the Chinese currency RMB at the airport, the Bank of China or hotels. American dollars can be changed into Chinese currency (RMB yuan) at a rate of about USD 1 to RMB 6.91 as of June 2019, but the exchange rate is subject to change.

   Time Difference

China Time is 8 hours ahead of GMT

   Internet / WIFI Connection

Facilities such as Internet/WiFi Connection are available in hotels, big shopping centers, and the Congress Venue.


Except for some tour guides and hotel porters, no people in China expect tipping. 


The local voltage is 200-240 volts AC, 50 cycles. Transformers reducing the voltage to 110-120 volts, 60 cycles are available in some hotels.